The table below looks at the statistics for V-Model skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
V-Model
England / North West
Rank - 153 137
Contract jobs citing V-Model 0 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.13% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.16% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 11
Median daily rate - £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2157 3105 2662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.17% 82.21% 77.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1381 1865 1521
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 142 114
Median hourly rate £42.48 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £15.83 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £49.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing V-Model as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

V-Model Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

V-Model
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing V-Model across the North West region.

V-Model Daily Rate Trend in the North West

V-Model
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing V-Model across the North West region.

V-Model Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

V-Model
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing V-Model also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) RAD

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) RAD
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification